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It is Capitalism!

By Gilberto Lopez y Rivas on July 6, 2018

Photo: Bill Hackwell

Undoubtedly there is a historical moment in contemporary Mexico going on, because for the first time in many decades the popular will expressed in the ballot box was respected; State fraud was not imposed, nor the fall of the system, nor the cynical “whatever happened” of Felipe Calderón. This is a transcendent conquest of the Mexican people that, without diminishing or underestimating it, need to be analyzed from the view of critical thinking and the struggle of the native peoples in defense of their territories, mother earth and life.

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Nicaragua: Terrorism as an Art of Demonstrating

By Alex Anfruns on July 1, 2018

As part of the destabilizing actions against the legitimate government of Nicaragua, the US authorities ordered the departure of their non-essential personnel in the country on Friday and recommended that citizens refrain from traveling to the Central American nation. This according to a statement published on the website of the diplomatic headquarters in Managua. The new measure is intended to encourage the violent sectors that are behind the wave of violence in the country. According to the Nicaraguan government this is a clear political message. Editorial

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“They Want me Dead”: Rafael Correa Defies Arrest Order

July 4, 2018

Former President of Ecuador Rafael Correa has defied an arrest order, claiming the new government is waging “lawfare” to deprive him of a political future – and even life, in an exclusive RT interview.

Judge Daniella Camacho ordered the arrest of three-term President Rafael Correa on Tuesday over his alleged involvement in the 2012 abduction of a political opponent and requested that Interpol apprehend him for extradition. Correa, who now lives in Belgium, called the allegations “tremendously ridiculous” and dismissed Ecuador’s pressure on him in an interview with RT.

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Cynical Helmets

By Carola Chavez on July 2, 2018

Staged rescues in Syria by the white helmets

The White Helmets have arrived at Cúcuta. They came to save the Venezuelan “refugees” who live there. They arrived with their doctor’s gowns, with their marketing helmets, with Gabi Arellano, with Williams Dávila of the Venezuela National Assembly who work in opposition to the Bolivarian government along with Colombian politicians, with tents to set up their media circus, but something was missing.

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Cindy Sheehan: A Medal of Hope

By Laura V. Mor on June 29, 2018

It was 2009 and the Cuban Five were serving their sentences after 11 years of being imprisoned in the United States, unjustly accused of conspiracy to commit espionage and other insignificant crimes. Their families and the Cuban people were fighting for their freedom along with thousands of committees and individuals around the world.

Year after year the International Colloquium for the Freedom of the 5 was held in the eastern city of Holguín,

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